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[audio]The Discovery of New Worlds - M. B. Synge
LibriVox recording of The Discovery of New Worlds, by M. B. Synge. Read by Laura Caldwell. This is the second volume in the series, The Story of the World, which covers the period of history from the rise of Rome to the Conquest of Peru. Along the way, passing through the Dark Ages, going on the Crusades, and exploring the unknown world with the brave men who had the courage to travel unknown seas...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; juvenile literature; history; rome; middle ages; crusades; exploration
Downloads: 18,045
[audio]The Awakening of Europe - M. B. Synge
LibriVox recording of The Awakening of Europe, by M. B. Synge. Read by Laura Caldwell. The Awakening of Europe by M. B. Synge is the third book in the series, Story of the World. Included in this history is a myriad of interesting men, women, and events that shaped Europe during the years 1520-1745. (Summary by Laura Caldwell) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page fo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; history; europe
Downloads: 25,071
[audio]Great Englishwomen - M. B. Synge
LibriVox recording of Great Englishwomen, by M. B. Synge. Read by Laura Caldwell. Great Englishwomen is a collection of biographies of some of the greatest women in England's history. Women who were leaders of their country in troubled times, women who were reformers in prison conditions, and those who sought improvement in the education and living conditions of the poor. Some were great painters, poets, and writers...
Keywords: librivox; juvenile literature; audiobook; biography; women; england; synge
Downloads: 13,023
[audio]A Book of Discovery - M. B. Synge
LibriVox recording of A Book of Discovery, by M. B. Synge. Read by Kristine Bekere. Telling the history of geographical discoveries, "Book of Discovery" is a record of splendid endurance, of hardships bravely borne, of silent toil, of courage and resolution unequalled in the annals of mankind, of self-sacrifice unrivalled and faithful lives laid ungrudgingly down. Of the many who went forth, the few only attained...
Keywords: librivox; literature; history; geographical discoveries; M. B. Synge
Downloads: 21,086
[audio]On the Shores of the Great Sea - M. B. Synge
LibriVox recording of On the Shores of the Great Sea, by M. B. Synge. Read by various volunteers. Book I of the "Story of the World" series. Focuses on the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham to the birth of Christ. Brief histories of the Ancient Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Scythians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans are given, concluding with the conquest of the entire Mediterranean by Rome...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; Mediterranean Sea; Israel; Phonecia; Egypt; Persia; Greece; Rome; Carthage; children
Downloads: 9,577
[audio]In a North Country Village - M. E. Francis
LibriVox recording of In a North Country Village, by M. E. Francis. Read by Phil Benson. M. E. Francis was born Mary E. Sweetman in Dublin and moved to Lancashire on her marriage to Francis Nicholas Blundell, of the Blundell family, who remain squires of Little Crosby, the last Catholic recusant village in England, which lies a few miles north of Liverpool. Blundell died young and Mary went on to write more than 50 books, using her husband's Christian name as pen name, including this collection ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Lancashire dialect; village life
Downloads: 1,683
[audio]The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry - M. M. Pattison Muir
Librivox recording of The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry by M. M. Pattison Muir. Read by Peter Yearsley A light journey through the history of chemistry, from its start in the obscure mysteries of alchemy to what was, for the author, the cutting edge of the development of modern atomic theory ... and whose developing blind ends we can now see with the advantage of hind sight. (Summary by Peter Yearsley) M4B audiobook of complete book For more free audiobooks, or to become a vol...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; alchemy; chemistry; history; science
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[audio]Grammar-Land - M.L. Nesbitt
LibriVox recording of Grammar-Land, by M.L. Nesbitt. Read by Kara Shallenberg. In this charming 1877 book of grammar instruction for children, we are introduced to the nine parts of speech and learn about the rules that govern them in Grammar-Land. Judge Grammar is far mightier than any Fairy Queen, for he rules over real kings and queens down here in Matter-of-fact-land. Our kings and queens have all to obey Judge Grammar’s laws, or else they would talk what is called bad grammar; and then, e...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; children; grammar; instruction; fiction
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[audio]Beautiful Girlhood - Mabel Hale
LibriVox recording of Beautiful Girlhood, by Mabel Hale. Read by Laura Caldwell. The transitioning years between girlhood and womanhood are an exciting time for a girl, as well as tumultuous and confusing. Beautiful Girlhood by Mabel Hale is a lovely guide that will help the young girl understand the changes she is going through emotionally and physically and also guide her in the proper behavior befitting a young woman...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; nonfiction; teen; girls; character training; Hale
Downloads: 58,940
[audio]Flowers and Ferns in their Haunts - Mabel Osgood Wright
LibriVox recording of Flowers and Ferns in their Haunts, by Mabel Osgood Wright. Read by BellonaTimes. Pleasant non-fiction journey into the backwoods of the New England coastal countryside by the first president of the Connecticut Audubon Society, circa 1900. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nature; botany; new england
Downloads: 840
[audio]History of England from the Accession of James II, vol2 chapter10 - Macaulay, Thomas Babington
This chapter begins with the flight of James II and then moves on to the downfall of Judge Jeffreys and the arrival of Dutch troops in London. James flees again and we see the establishment of the Jacobean court in France at Saint Germains. The chapter ends with the crowning of William and Mary. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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[audio]Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood - MacDonald, George
George MacDonald is mainly known for his fantasy works and fairy tales such as At the Back of the North Wind and The Princess and the Goblin. However, during his life he was more famous for many more realistic novels... among them the somewhat autobiographical Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood. This story of a young motherless boy growing up with his brothers in a Scottish manse is full of delightful characters...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; children
Downloads: 34,472
[audio]O Alienista - Machado de Assis
LibriVox recording of O Alienista, by Machado de Assis. Read by Leni. O Alienista, de Machado de Assis, é um pequeno romance sobre loucura, cientificismo e poder. O enredo se desenrola a partir dos esforços científicos de um importante médico português, o dr. Simão Bacamarte, cuja obsessão pela busca de um método universal para tratar e curar distúrbios mentais leva os habitantes da pequena cidade de Itaguaí ao terror, conspiração e a tentativas de revolução...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Portuguese; Brazilian; literature; fiction
Downloads: 65,114
[audio]Desencantos - Machado de Assis
LibriVox recording of Desencantos, by Machado de Assis. Desencantos é uma curta peça em dois atos, obra da juventude de Machado de Assis, publicada muito antes do seu livro de poemas, "Crisálidas" e de seus muito famosos romances. (Sumário escrito por Leni) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; teatro brasileiro; Machado de Assis; Desencantos
Downloads: 11,644
[audio]White People, The - Machen, Arthur
Literary critics see Arthur Machen’s works as a significant part of the late Victorian revival of the gothic novel and the decadent movement of the 1890s, bearing direct comparison to the themes found in contemporary works like Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. The White People is a highly influential horror story of a young girl's discovery of ancient magic...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; horror
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[audio]Ultima Thule - Mack Reynolds
LibriVox recording of Ultima Thule by Mack Reynolds. Read by Karen Savage. Ronny Bronston has dreamed all his life of getting a United Planets job that would take him off-world. He finally gets the opportunity when he is given a provisional assignment with Bureau of Investigation, Section G. But will he be able to complete his assignment and find the elusive Tommy Paine? For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if availabl...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; scifi; sci-fi sci fi; interplanetary travel; mystery
Downloads: 10,047
[audio]Mercenary - Mack Reynolds
LibriVox recording of MERCENARY, by MACK REYNOLDS. Read by MARK NELSON. Every status-quo-caste society in history has left open two roads to rise above your caste: The Priest and The Warrior. But in a society of TV and tranquilizers--the Warrior acquires a strange new meaning..... (Introduction from the Gutenberg text) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this r...
Keywords: fiction; science fiction
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[audio]La Princesse de Monpensier - Madame de La Fayette
La Princesse de Monpensier, de Madame de La Fayette. Lu pour LibriVox par Ariodante. La Princesse de Monpensier est un court roman publié anonymement en 1662 par Madame de Lafayette (1634-1693). L'action se déroule entre 1568 et 1572 en France et a pour toile de fond la troisième et la quatrième guerres de religions; le récit s'achève à l'époque du massacre de la Saint-Barthélemy, qui y est brièvement évoqué...
Keywords: littérature; Librivox; livre lu; livre parlé; Princesse de Monpensier; audiobook; french; Duc de Guise; Saint-Barthélémy; vertu; romance; amour; mariage; La Fayette; Lafayette; literature; Maison de Bourbon; Maison d'Anjou; Mezieres; Chabanes; galanterie; amant; Champigni
Downloads: 6,771
[audio]La Princesse de Clèves - Madame de La Fayette
La Princesse de Clèves, par Madame de La Fayette, enregistré pour LibriVox par Isabelle Brasme La Princesse de Clèves, de Marie-Madeleine de La Fayette, fut publié anonymement en 1678 et connut un grand succès dès sa parution. Sur la fastueuse toile de fond de la cour d’Henri II, la très jeune Mademoiselle de Chartres, parangon de beauté et de vertu, devient la Princesse de Clèves en épousant un homme exemplaire qu’elle estime sans pouvoir aimer...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; librivox; littérature; romance; Amour; roman historique; classique; royauté; noblesse; amant; maîtresse; liaison; extraconjugal
Downloads: 4,896
[audio]The Window on the Hill - Madison Cawein
LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of The Window on the Hill by Madison Julius Cawein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 22, 2012. Madison Julius Cawein was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the fifth child of William and Christiana (Stelsly) Cawein. His father made patent medicines from herbs. Cawein thus became acquainted with and developed a love for local nature as a child. After graduating from high school, Cawein worked in a pool hall in Louisville as a cashier in Waddill's...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; romance; nature
Downloads: 742
[audio]After Long Grief - Madison Cawein
LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of After Long Grief by Madison Cawein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 22, 2012. Madison Cawein was a poet from Louisville, Kentucky. His father made patent medicines from herbs. Cawein thus became acquainted with and developed a love for local nature as a child. His output was thirty-six books and 1,500 poems. His writing presented Kentucky scenes in a language echoing Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; nature; philosophy
Downloads: 5,517
[audio]The Kama Sutra - Mallanaga Vatsyayana
LibriVox recording of The Kama Sutra by Vatsyayana. Read by Mark F Smith. The Kama Sutra, or Aphorisms on Love, has survived at least 1400 years as a dominant text on sexual relations between men and women. Vatsyayana claimed to have written the Kama Sutra while a religious student, “in contemplation of the Deity” - but references to older works, shrewd disputations by Vatsyayana of those authors' recommendations, and careful cataloging of practices in various of the Indian states indicate m...
Keywords: hinduism; sex; librivox; audiobook
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[audio]My Father As I Recall Him - Mamie Dickens
LibriVox recording of My Father As I Recall Him, by Mamie Dickens. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. "If, in these pages, written in remembrance of my father, I should tell you, my dear friends, nothing new of him, I can, at least, promise you that what I shall tell will be told faithfully, if simply, and perhaps there may be some things not familiar to you." So begins chapter one of My Father as I Recall Him, the personal recollections of Mary Dickens, (Mamie, as she was called), the oldest daughter...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nonfiction; biography; Charles Dickens
Downloads: 7,174
[audio]Der Königsgaukler - Manfred Kyber
LibriVox recording of Der Königsgaukler, by Manfred Kyber. Read in German by Karlsson. In diesem "indischen Märchen" erzählt Manfred Kyber die Geschichte von Mantao, der als Sohn armer, einfacher Leute geboren wird, aber in Wahrheit ein Königssohn ist. Wir begleiten Mantao auf seinem Lebensweg, auf dem uns Wiedergeburt und Bestimmung, Versuchung und die Erfüllung einer göttlichen Aufgabe, die ewige Verkettung der Dinge und die Verantwortung für die Schöpfung begegnen...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; deutsch; fairy-tales; literature; myths-legends; philosophy; religion; Märchen; Indien; Religion
Downloads: 2,204
[audio]Red Battle Flyer - Manfred von Richthofen
LibriVox recording of The Red Battle Flyer by Manfred von Richthofen. (Translated by T. Ellis Baker.) Read in English by Tom WeissManfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.Originally a cavalryman, Richthofen transferred to the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; WWI; biography; war; World War 1
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[audio]Truth About Jesus. Is He a Myth?, The - Mangasarian, M. M.
The following work offers in book form the series of studies on the question of the historicity of Jesus, presented from time to time before the Independent Religious Society in Orchestra Hall, Chicago, 1909. No effort has been made to change the manner of the spoken, into the more regular form of the written, word. (Summary by M.M. Mangasarian (1859-1943) and Joanne Pauwels) Readers: Steven Collins and Joanne Pauwels For further information, including links to online text, reader information, R...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nonfiction; philosophy
Downloads: 49,082
[audio]Esperanto Self-Taught with Phonetic Pronunciation, Volume 1 - Mann, William W.
LibriVox recording of Esperanto Self-Taught with Phonetic Pronunciation, Volume 1, by William W. Mann. Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. For the convenience of learners and the reader, this book has been divided into several volumes in the audiobook version. The other volume(s) will be recorded in the future. This is Volume 1 of William Mann’s “Esperanto Self-Taught with Phonetic Pronunciation”...
Keywords: librivox; esperanto; esperantist; self-taught; instruction; language; mann; phrasebook; vocabularies; travel; tourism
Downloads: 22,732
[audio]Stihotvorenia - Mara Belcheva
Librivox recording of Стихотворения - Stihotvorenia by Mara Belcheva. Read by Euthymius. Четири кратки творби от поетесата Мара Белчева (8 септември 1868, Севлиево – 16 март 1937, София), посветени на човешката близост и доверие. Изповедното начало, характерно за ранните стихове на поетесата, по-късно се свързва ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Stihotvorenia; Мара Белчева; Mara Belcheva
Downloads: 3,819
[audio]American History Stories, Volume 2 - Mara L. Pratt
LibriVox recording of American History Stories, Volume 2, by Mara L. Pratt. Read by Laura Caldwell. History is brought to life in the second volume of American History Stories by Mara L. Pratt. It is a wonderful introduction for children to American history, this volume beginning with the causes of the American Revolution. Although each chapter is short, it is full of fascinating information, and so well-written that adults will enjoy it as much as children...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; history; united states; american revolution
Downloads: 46,577
[audio]American History Stories Volume 1 - Mara L. Pratt
LibriVox recording of American History Stories Volume 1, by Mara L. Pratt. A children's book detailing early American history from the Norsemen to the Revolution, meant for educational use. (Description by the reader) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: history; education; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 161,570
[audio]The Exploits of Juve (version 2) - Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre
The second book in the Fantômas series by the prolific authors Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre (they published 32 Fantômas novels between 1911 and 1913.) Fantômas broke the mold of the Gentlemen burglars like Raffles and Arsene Lupin. He killed without compunction. His anarchic ruthlessness, especially as portrayed by silent film pioneer Louis Feuillade, made Fantômas the darling of the French avante garde, such as the artist René Magritte and novelist Robert Desnos...
Keywords: Fantomas; burglary; crime; murder; intrigue; French novel; French literature
Downloads: 1,423
[audio]The Exploits of Juve - Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre
LibriVox recording of The Exploits of Juve by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. Read by Don W. Jenkins. Fantômas was introduced a few years after Arsène Lupin, another well-known thief. But whereas Lupin draws the line at murder, Fantômas has no such qualms and is shown as a sociopath who enjoys killing in a sadistic fashion. He is totally ruthless, gives no mercy, and is loyal to none, not even his own children...
Keywords: Souvestre; Allain; Fanômas; Juve; Lady Beltham; mystery; French literature; French novel; Paris; adventure; murder; criminal; thief
Downloads: 3,252
[audio]Messengers of Evil - Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre
LibriVox recording of Messengers of Evil, by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. Read by Don W. Jenkins. Fantômas was introduced a few years after Arsène Lupin, another well-known thief. But whereas Lupin draws the line at murder, Fantômas has no such qualms and is shown as a sociopath who enjoys killing in a sadistic fashion. He is totally ruthless, gives no mercy, and is loyal to none, not even his own children...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; English; mystery
Downloads: 3,405
[audio]Fantômas - Marcel Allain, Pierre Souvestre
LibriVox recording of Fantômas, by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. Read by Alan Winterrowd. Fantômas is the first of 32 novels penned from 1911 to 1913 by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. The title character is a ruthless thief and killer, a bloodthirsty successor to LeBlanc's Arsène Lupin. The first five novels were made into silent film serials. The character and the movies caught the eye of the French Surrealists who admired the primal violence of Fantômas, as well as his portrayal...
Keywords: Mystery; adventure; literature; Librivox; audiobook
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[audio]In the Field (1914-1915) - Marcel Dupont
LibriVox recording of In The Field (1914-1915) by Marcel Dupont. Read by FNH. I have merely tried to make a written record of some of the hours I have lived through during the course of this war. A modest Lieutenant of Chasseurs, I cannot claim to form any opinion as to the operations which have been carried out for the last nine months on an immense front. I only speak of things I have seen with my own eyes, in the little corner of the battlefield occupied by my regiment...
Keywords: LibriVox; literature; audiobook; war stories; WWI; non-fiction; Dupont
Downloads: 25,696
[audio]À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleur - Marcel Proust
À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleur de Marcel Proust, lu pour Librivox par Bernard. Première partie Autour de Mme Swann Dans cette première partie du roman, le narrateur parle de ses relations à Combray, entre autres celles eues avec M. de Norpois ou encore avec son idole littéraire Bergotte. Il va également pour la première fois au théâtre où il voit enfin l'actrice qu'il aime tant, la Berma, interprétant Phèdre de Racine...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; livre audio; littérature; Marcel Proust; À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleur; A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs; À la recherche du temps perdu; A la recherche du temps perdu; villages; Autour de Mme Swann; Noms de pays : Le pays; fiction; roman; France; Social life and customs; 19th century; français; French; livre parlé
Downloads: 28,960
[audio]Swann's Way - Marcel Proust
LibriVox recording of Swann's Way by Marcel Proust. (Translated by C. K. Scott-Moncrieff.) Read in English by Denny Sayers and Andrew Coleman. Swann's Way is the first book in the seven-volume work In Search of Lost Time, or Remembrance of Things Past, by Marcel Proust. It is a novel written in the form of an autobiography. Proust's most prominent work, it is popularly known for its length and the notion of involuntary memory, the most famous example being the "episode of the madeleine." (Summar...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; À la recherche du temps perdu; remembrance of things past; in search of lost time
Downloads: 2,435
[audio]Swann's Way - Marcel Proust
LibriVox recording of Swann's Way by Marcel Proust. (Translated by C. K. Scott-Moncrieff.) Read in English by Expatriate "Swann's Way" is the first of the seven parts of Marcel Proust's great autobiographical novel "In Search of Lost Time." From the very first page the reader is drawn into the many facets of memory, memory as prompted by all the human senses. "Swann's Way (Du côté de chez Swann, sometimes translated as The Way by Swann's) (1913) was rejected by a number of publishers, includin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; French literature; autobiographical fiction
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[audio]Zes Novellen - Marcellus Emants
Librivox luisterboek van zes novellen van Marcellus Emants, gelezen door Julie VW, Marcel Coenders, Bart de Leeuw en Anna Simon. Novellen van Marcellus Emants: Een avontuur, Najaarsstormen en Fanny verschenen samen in een boek uit 1879, nadat de eerste twee al eerder waren afgedrukt in een literair tijdschrift. Het laatste verhaal was ook bedoeld voor een tijdschrift, maar werd daaruit teruggetrokken, omdat de redacteuren bang waren dat het te erotisch was...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; Dutch; Nederlands; Emants; novellen; Dood; Ontwaakt; Op Zee; Fanny; Najaarsstormen; Een avontuur; Nederlands
Downloads: 6,032
[audio]Een nagelaten bekentenis - Marcellus Emants
LibriVox opname van "Een nagelaten bekentenis" van Marcellus Emants (gelezen door Anna Simon). "Mijn vrouw is dood en al begraven." Hiermee opent Willem Termeer zijn bekentenis. Het zou zonde zijn om hier meer details te vermelden - laat Termeer zijn eigen verhaal maar vertellen. This Dutch classic starts with the famous opening line: “My wife is dead and has already been buried.”, and the book is entitled “a posthumous confession”...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audioboek; Nederlands; literatuur; Emants; bekentenis
Downloads: 7,691
[audio]Meditations - Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius wrote Meditations in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement. These memos survive and continue to inspire others to this day. These writings take the form of quotations varying in length from one sentence to long paragraphs. He explicates the Stoic philosophy that the only way a man can be harmed by others is to allow his reaction to overpower him...
Keywords: philosophy; stoicism; marcus aurelius; meditations
Downloads: 225,503
[audio]For the Term of His Natural Life - Marcus Clarke
LibriVox recording of For the Term of His Natural Life by Marcus Clarke For the Term of his Natural Life, written by Marcus Clarke, was published in the Australian Journal between 1870 and 1872 (as His Natural Life), appearing as a novel in 1874. It is the best known novelisation of life as a convict in early Australian history. Described as a "ripping yarn", and at times relying on seemingly implausible coincidences, the story follows the fortunes of Rufus Dawes, a young man transported for a m...
Keywords: fiction; historical; novel; action; marcus; clarke; natural life; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 9,065
[audio]Institutio Oratoria or On the Education of an Orator, volume 1 - Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
LibriVox recording of Institutio Oratoria or On the Education of an Orator, volume 1, by Quintilian. Read by Leni. Marcus Fabius Quintilianus was of Spanish origin, being born about 35 A.D. at Calagurris. At Rome he met with great success as a teacher and was the first rhetorician to set up a genuine public school and to receive a salary from the State. He left behind him a treatise "On the causes of the decadence of Roman oratory" (De causis corruptae eloquentiae), some speeches and his magnum ...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; classics; Latin literature; Rhetoric; Oratory; Education
Downloads: 1,495
[audio]Instituciones Oratorias VIII - Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
LibriVox recording of Instituciones Oratorias VIII, by Quintiliano. Read by Tux. Recapitulación de todo lo dicho sobre la invención y disposición. La elocución es la más hermosa parte de la retórica y la más difícil. Debe cuidarse más de los pensamientos que de las palabras. La elocución se considera en las palabras, ya separadas, ya juntas. Debe cuidarse de que las palabras sean castizas, claras, adornadas y acomodadas al asunto...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audiolibro; Quntiliano; Instituciones Oratorias; Retorica
Downloads: 8,095
[audio]De Agricultura - Marcus Porcius Cato
LibriVox recording of De Agricultura by Marcus Porcius Cato. Read in Latin by MaloneNoted for being the most extensive piece of early Latin prose, it abounds in archaic imperatives and shows an almost total lack of subordinate clauses. Its subject matter is the pedestrian business of managing a Roman farm in the second century BC. The simplicity, however, may be only partially genuine. For Cato had a strong political and social agenda, based on the rejection of foreign, i.e., Greek, influences ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Latin Literature; Roman history; agriculture; farming; ancient agriculture
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[audio]The Philippics - Marcus Tullius Cicero
LibriVox reecording of Cicero's Philippic Orations, declaimed by ontheroad, proofed by Karen Merline, and produced by Kirsten Ferreri. A philippic is a fiery, damning speech delivered to condemn a particular political actor. The term originates with Demosthenes, who delivered an attack on Philip II of Macedon in the 4th century BCE.Cicero consciously modeled his own attacks on Mark Antony, in 44 BC and 43 BC, on Demosthenes's speeches, and if the correspondence between M...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; classics; Roman history; speeches; orations
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[audio]On the Nature of the Gods - Marcus Tullius Cicero
LibriVox recording of On the Nature of the Gods, by Cicero. Translated by Charles Duke Yonge. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. De Natura Deorum (On the Nature of the Gods) outlines Stoic, Epicurean and Academic (Skeptical) views on religious questions. Problems discussed include: evil, the origin of the world, divination, and characteristics of God(s). (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if avai...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Philosophy; Theology; Roman; Latin; Cicero; Academic; Skeptic; God; Gods; Religion
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[audio]On the Laws - Marcus Tullius Cicero
LibriVox recording of On the Laws, by Marcus Tullius Cicero. Translated by Charles Duke Yonge. Read by Geoffrey Edwards De Legibus (On the Laws) is a philosophical dialogue between: Cicero's friend Titus Pomponius Atticus; Cicero's brother Quintus; and Cicero himself. The dialogue is written in the style of Plato who was greatly revered by Cicero. De Legibus forms a continuation of Cicero's own work De re Publica (On the Commonwealth or On the Republic) and is also a response to Plato's work Ν...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Philosophy; Cicero; Roman; Law; Politics
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[audio]Ten Books on Architecture - Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (Vitruvius), trans. by Morris Hicky Morgan (1859 - 1910)
LibriVox recording of "Ten Books on Architecture" by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, translated by Morris Hicky Morgan; read by Fredrik Karlsson, proofed by Leni, and produced by Karen Merline. On Architecture is a treatise on architecture written by the Roman architect Vitruvius and dedicated to his patron, the emperor Caesar Augustus as a guide for building projects. The work is one of the most important sources of modern knowledge of Roman building methods as well as the planning and design of struc...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; classics; architecture
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[audio]Murder at St. Dennis - Margaret Ann Hubbard
LibriVox recording of Murder at St. Dennis, by Margaret Ann Hubbard. Read by Maria Therese. A cunning killer prowls the winding corridors of an old hospital in this thriller by the author of "Murder Takes the Veil". (From original jacket) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; Catholic
Downloads: 4,188
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